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Big protests are coming to Hong Kong

Thousands of protesters gathered outside Hong Kong’s government offices on Sunday. The stage has been set for major pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong’s financial district following a decision by Beijing to restrict voting reforms in the city

No longer lonely: He lost 225 lbs

Editor’s note: Do you have a weight-loss success story to share? Tell us how you did it, and you could be featured in our weekly weight-loss story on CNN.com. (CNN) — Throughout high school, Tevante Clark felt

Wall Street is betting on prison growth

  There’s a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, and Wall Street is betting that it will result in a boom for private prisons. Geo Group (GEO)and Corrections Corporation of America (CXW) are two of America’s largest for-profit

Republicans ignoring their own advice on immigration

Washington (CNN) — Republicans already are steaming about President Barack Obama’s expected executive action to potentially allow millions of undocumented workers to remain in the country. But another debate on immigration will refocus on internal GOP splits

Big bonuses are coming

  Are you a superstar on the job, exceeding all of your company’s goals? Good news: You’re likely to get a boffo bonus for this year and most likely next year, too. Companies are setting aside a

Cheney: Any attempt to impeach Obama would be distraction

(CNN) — Although a fierce critic of Barack Obama, former Vice President Dick Cheney does not support calls from some on the far right of his party to impeach him, saying it would simply create a distraction.

Should there be a new Buffett rule?

This cries out for a “Write your own caption contest here,” right? The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of Paul R. La Monica. Other than Time Warner, the parent of CNNMoney, Abbott Laboratories and

China is ditching Windows and Android

China is developing its own operating system, which will compete with Microsoft Windows and Google Android. China is once again taking a nationalist stance on technology, this time, with its own PC and mobile operating system. The

The Obama Doctrine: Inarticulate or disengaged?

Edgartown, Massachusetts (CNN) — It sounds like advice offered by parents to teenagers on prom night: Don’t do stupid stuff. But it also is an important guiding foreign policy principle of the President of the United States.

Data hack continues to haunt Target

A Target store in Canada, where Target has struggled to make inroads. Target’s mantra is “Expect more, pay less.” These days, it’s investors and shoppers who are expecting a lot more from the discount retailer. Target(TGT) cut